The Life and Letters of John Hay, Volume 1

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Kessinger Publishing, 2006 M05 1 - 480 pages
In Two Volumes. Work On John Hay, Who Served In The Administration Of President Abraham Lincoln During The American Civil War. He Also Served As Diplomat In Paris, Vienna, And Spain. Educated At Brown University, He Was A Companion To Lincoln, Including On His Trip To Give The Infamous Gettysburg Address On November 19th, 1863. He Later Served As Secretary Of State, Ambassador To England, Etc. With President T. Roosevelt.

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Author and editor William Roscoe Thayer was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 16, 1859. He graduated from Harvard University in 1881 and in 1886. In 1892, he became the editor of the Harvard Graduates' Magazine. He wrote numerous books including The Life and Times of Cavour; The Life and Letters of John Hay; Theodore Roosevelt: An Intimate Biography; Volleys from a Non-Combatant; and The Art of Biography. He died in 1923.

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